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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Well-qualified medical professional with experience triaging patients, capturing information and completing basic procedures such as wound care. Excellent communication, prioritization and multitasking abilities with sound judgment and compassionate nature. Background in clinic and hospital environments. Proficient and caring nursing team member offering patient-facing experience. Addresses patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds. Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering 13+ years of experience in the field. Knowledgeable about assisting with non-invasive procedures and performing respiratory treatments. Strong documentation skills and a firm grasp of compliance requirements.

Skills
  • Extensive professional training and clinical experience competent nursing skills in Acute Care; Long-term Care; Pediatric Care
  • Aseptic Technique, Wound Care, Tracheostomy Care, Foley Catheters, Medication Administration (PO, IM, Transdermal, Sub-Q, G-Tube). Intravenous Therapy. Developing/Revising Patient Life Care Teaching
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Scheduling
  • Patient Care
  • Administration
  • Special Needs
Work History
LPN, 07/2020 - Current
Thomas Health Charleston, WV,
  • Tashiana Rodgers IHMH- Nursing Supervisor
  • PRACTICAL NURSE
  • Pediatric/ Family practice nurse
  • Obtain information from patient and/or family in order to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking healthcare
  • Take all vital signs (BP, temperature, Pulse, height, weight, Head Circumference and Length) Document chief complaints and pertinent information in health record
  • Participate in promoting patient compliance with health activities in accordance with Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
  • Provide individualized nursing care to patients of all ages based upon physician's medical care plan, nursing assessment, and physical, mental, and emotional needs of patient
  • Administer oxygen, IV fluid and prescribed Oral, Rectal, Sub-Q, and IM medications
  • Perform routine procedures, EKG’s wound cultures, ear irrigation, Inhalation treatments and Phlebotomy
  • Review immunization records in order to determine required immunizations, correct dosages, and routes of administration
  • Administration documented in ALTHA or manually
  • Administer oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular immunizations to patients of all ages
  • Instruct parents/guardians regarding normal verses adverse reactions to immunizations and treatment
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of adverse reactions immediately and call for assistance and if situation warrants administer CPR immediately
  • Perform teaching to patients and/or family regarding self-care procedure and document teaching
  • Perform both administrative and logistical tasks as member of healthcare team for clinic, or hospital by contributing to maintaining environment and resources to deliver healthcare
  • Duties include use of ALTHA (Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application), CHCS (Composite Health Care System), MHS GENESIS Software.
  • PHLEBOTOMIST
  • Collection Technician II in Blood Donor Center with responsibilities to include Whole Blood
  • Traveled to various locations performing donor prerequisite assessments, evaluating and selecting potential blood donors, documenting diagnosis or unsuitable findings and initiating appropriate deferral/referral process
  • Participated in mobile blood drives conducting blood draws from random clients to include care 1:50+ ratios
  • Performed quality control and preventive maintenance on daily basis
  • Maintained, revised and assisted in establishing SOPs, coordinating with Supervisory Technologist to ensure that all SOP's were in compliance with all applicable standards and regulations, for production of pint blood supplies to recipients of all blood types.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals to CHCS AND ALTHA to keep team informed of changing conditions.
Practical Nurse, 11/2015 - 05/2020
Indian Health Service Fort Defiance, AZ,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels. Assessed 50-100 patients per week.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in CHCS, AHLTA SYSTEMS to keep team informed of changing conditions.
Practical Nurse, 04/2014 - 07/2015
Indian Health Service Inscription House, AZ,
  • Anna Johns, WBAMC(Mendoza Pediatrics) PRACTICAL NURSE
  • Obtain information from patient and/or family in order to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking healthcare
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels providing care for 50-100 pts per week.
  • Inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Take all vital signs (BP, temperature, Pulse, etc., Head Circumference and Length) Document chief complaints and pertinent information in health record
  • Participate in promoting patient compliance with health activities in accordance with Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
  • Provide individualized nursing care to patients of all ages based upon physician's medical care plan, nursing assessment, and physical, mental, and emotional needs of patient
  • Administer oxygen, IV fluid and prescribed Oral, Rectal, Sub-Q, and IM medications
  • Perform routine procedures, EKG’s wound cultures, ear irrigations, Inhalation treatments and Phlebotomy
  • Review immunization records in order to determine required immunizations, correct dosages, and routes of administration
  • Administration documented in ALTHA or manually
  • Administer oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular immunizations to patients of all ages
  • Instruct parents/guardians regarding normal verses adverse reactions to immunizations and treatment
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of adverse reactions immediately and call for assistance and if situation warrants administer CPR immediately
  • Perform teaching to patients and/or family regarding self-care procedure and document teaching
  • Perform both administrative and logistical tasks healthcare team for clinic, or hospital by contributing to maintaining environment and resources to deliver healthcare
  • Duties include use of ALTHA (Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application), CHCS (Composite Health Care System).
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
MEDICAL/PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSISTANT, 10/2010 - 10/2011
Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Perform duties as Medical/Program Support Assistant using Fee Basis programs and ensuring that veteran is authorized Fee Basis Care to include non-VA care coordination, hospitalization, Community Nursing Home, Short Term Care, if are legally eligible for such care and VA facilities are not available to meet patients medical needs
  • Track referrals/consults, identifies inappropriate referrals, and recommends more preferable clinic to provider
  • Recommends improvements in consult tracking procedures, and resolves patient complaints concerning consult process, using Fee-basis, CPRS, and Vista processing system
  • Answering multi-line phone
  • Screen calls & visitors to the office, personally handle many requests for routine information & resolving or assisting in resolving a variety of complaints, receive and provide assistance to veterans and family members as well as community health care providers, WBAMC, and various hospitals
  • Make telephone calls, appointments, and other arrangements as necessary for 25-50 patients per week.
  • Receiving consults/referrals from health care providers and determines needed service and what specialty patient will be referred.
  • Assisted in gathering of program data to compose thorough monthly reports.
  • Performed clerical organization, answered phones and filed documentation for program manager.
  • Managed information flow on behalf of program supervisors using digital organizational systems.
Education
Certification received for Medical Assistant (50 hours) Phlebotomy (36 hours): , Expected in 12/2000
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County Adult Education - Sumter, SC,
GPA:
Status -
: , Expected in 12/2003
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Central Carolina Technical College - South Carolina,
GPA:
Status -

36 Description: Certification Medical Secretary

  • Professional development completed in Medical Support Assistant
  • Continuing education in Certified Medical Assistant
Vocational Nurse Graduate: , Expected in 8/2013
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Anamarc College - El Paso, TX
GPA:
Status -
Accomplishments
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (Current)
  • Intravenous Therapy Certification (2013)
  • Vision Screening Certification (09/2017)
  • CPR/BLS AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (Current)
Additional Information
  • ACCOMPLISHMENTS , Awarded You ROCK Cares Award for Entire Clinic 2019 Awarded Good Catch Award for Entire Clinic 2019 Pediatric Liaison for Multidisciplinary Group Nominated for Florence Nightingale award by Anamarc College 2013. Awarded incentives monthly, Recognized as employee of the month. Recommended and Nominated for Supervisor/Team Leader position. Certified Medical Assistant and Phlebotomist as well as 10 years+ experience in medical field. Years of experience in hospital setting as well as medical office setting; very good with patients, friendly, enthusiastic, energetic worker. Various awards and recognitions for outstanding customer service.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • County Adult Education
  • Central Carolina Technical College
  • Anamarc College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • Practical Nurse
  • Practical Nurse
  • MEDICAL/PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSISTANT

Degrees

  • Certification received for Medical Assistant (50 hours) Phlebotomy (36 hours)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Vocational Nurse Graduate

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